Gum Disease Linked To Alzheimer’s: Keep Those Gums Healthy!

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As if you needed another reason to keep your gums in first-rate condition. Scientists have found a link between bacteria that cause periodontitis (advanced gum disease) and Alzheimer’s Disease. Porphyomonas gingivalis is a bacteria that often leads to chronic periodontitis. The bacteria was discovered in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients. The research study, “Porphyromonas gingivalis […]

What Is Laser Dentistry?

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The word “LASER” is an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. A laser device emits a powerful, highly-concentrated beam of light. (Didn’t we all love the amazing laser weapons in ‘Star Wars?’) Lasers are used in hundreds of applications in almost every Colorado industry including communications, researching, manufacturing, entertainment, and medicine. Lasers […]

Fluoride for a Healthy Smile

Fluoride is a mineral that you’ve probably heard of. In addition to occurring naturally in various foods and water sources, it’s a key ingredient in toothpaste and is often added to municipal water supplies. So, what is fluoride—and why is it such a big deal for teeth? Let’s look at the function of fluoride and the dental benefits […]

Five Facts About Enamel Erosion

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Our teeth work hard and are constantly under assault. It’s no wonder that nature encases them with an armor of enamel—the hardest substance in the body. Sadly, enamel erosion is extremely widespread, though largely preventable. Enamel’s chief enemies are acidic foods and beverages. Other factors that can weaken enamel or wear it away are some […]

The History Of Dentures

Dentures are hardly a new concept! In fact, false teeth have existed for thousands of years as a solution to human tooth loss. Let’s dive into the fascinating and sometimes weird history of dentures. Ancient false teeth were constructed from various materials. The oldest discovered set, dating back to 2500 BC, was made from wolf teeth. […]